Marjorie J. Thompson
Marjorie J. Thompson is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church USA. She received her Bachelor of Arts in religious studies from Swarthmore College, and her Master of Divinity degree from McCormick Theological Seminary. Following a post-graduate pastoral internship, she became a Research Fellow at Yale Divinity School where she studied Christian spirituality with Henri Nouwen and did independent research in ecumenical traditions of prayer.

Marjorie has served as adjunct faculty for several seminaries, including McCormick, Auburn, Wesley, and Vanderbilt Divinity School. She has taught in The Upper Room s Academy for Spiritual Formation, and directed the foundational program for Stillpoint.

In 1996, Marjorie joined The Upper Room as Director of the Pathways Center for Spiritual Leadership, now called Pathways for Congregational Spirituality, and has served as chief architect of Companions in Christ.

She is the author of "Family, The Forming Center" and "Soul Feast: An Invitation to the Christian Spiritual Life". Her writings have also appeared in Weavings, Worship, The Upper Room Disciplines, and The Abingdon Preacher s Annual. She is a widely sought retreat leader, teacher, and speaker in the area of Christian spirituality.

She and her husband John live in Kingston Springs, Tennessee.

Other Selections by Marjorie J. Thompson

TitlePublication Date
Companions in Christ - The Way of Scripture 08/2010
Companions in Christ: Embracing the Journey - Participant's Guide 03/2006
Companions in Christ: The Way of Blessedness - Participant's Book 06/2003
Forgiveness 01/2014
Soul Feast, Newly Revised Edition-Enlarged 11/2015